The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 52 46 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing Firewall 82 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.15% 1.95% 4.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.10% 12.50% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 8 15
Median daily rate £315 £317 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.54% +13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £257 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £368 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £23.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.68%
Firewall
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
543 88 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.74% 15.60% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 43 39
Median daily rate £295 £275 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £232 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £347 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 12 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £13.15 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.09 £27.50 £10.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 59 (57.28%) Windows
2 46 (44.66%) Security Cleared
3 45 (43.69%) HP
4 42 (40.78%) Active Directory
5 41 (39.81%) DNS
5 41 (39.81%) ITIL
6 40 (38.83%) SC Cleared
7 35 (33.98%) ITIL V3
7 35 (33.98%) Red Hat
8 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
9 33 (32.04%) SQL
9 33 (32.04%) Unix
10 32 (31.07%) SQL Server
11 31 (30.10%) Oracle
11 31 (30.10%) VMware
12 30 (29.13%) Middleware
12 30 (29.13%) High Availability
13 28 (27.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (24.27%) Clustering
15 24 (23.30%) IBM
15 24 (23.30%) AIX
15 24 (23.30%) Solaris
15 24 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (22.33%) LAN
16 23 (22.33%) Disaster Recovery
17 22 (21.36%) Configuration Management
17 22 (21.36%) Cisco
18 21 (20.39%) WAN
18 21 (20.39%) Citrix
18 21 (20.39%) IIS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (20.39%) IIS
2 17 (16.50%) WebLogic
3 14 (13.59%) Apache
3 14 (13.59%) IBM Notes
4 12 (11.65%) MS Exchange
5 11 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (7.77%) iPlanet
6 8 (7.77%) JBoss
7 4 (3.88%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.94%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.62%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.53%) Office 365
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.81%) DNS
2 23 (22.33%) LAN
3 21 (20.39%) WAN
4 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
5 16 (15.53%) VPN
6 15 (14.56%) DHCP
7 12 (11.65%) LDAP
8 11 (10.68%) FTP
9 9 (8.74%) SSH
10 8 (7.77%) BIG-IP
10 8 (7.77%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (6.80%) SAN
12 5 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (4.85%) Kerberos
12 5 (4.85%) Wireless
13 4 (3.88%) Network Security
14 3 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (2.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 3 (2.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 3 (2.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.88%) DB2
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.94%) Military
2 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (19.42%) Support Engineer
2 18 (17.48%) Unix Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) Network Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Wintel Support
5 9 (8.74%) Wintel Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Office 365 Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Unix Support
7 7 (6.80%) Unix Support Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) AIX Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Linux Support
9 5 (4.85%) Active Directory Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Administrator
9 5 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Server Support
9 5 (4.85%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Consultant
11 3 (2.91%) Network Security Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.13%) Middleware
2 9 (8.74%) ISPF
3 8 (7.77%) JSP
4 7 (6.80%) J2EE
5 3 (2.91%) Web Services
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.27%) Clustering
2 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (14.56%) HACMP
4 11 (10.68%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (10.68%) Mainframe
5 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
5 8 (7.77%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.83%) CMDB
6 6 (5.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.94%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.94%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.94%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.97%) IVR
8 1 (0.97%) User Experience
8 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (57.28%) Windows
2 33 (32.04%) Unix
3 24 (23.30%) AIX
3 24 (23.30%) Solaris
4 21 (20.39%) Windows Server
5 18 (17.48%) Linux
5 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.68%) zOS
7 9 (8.74%) MVS
7 9 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (7.77%) Windows XP
9 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.97%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.81%) ITIL
2 35 (33.98%) ITIL V3
3 30 (29.13%) High Availability
4 23 (22.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (21.36%) Configuration Management
6 21 (20.39%) Six Sigma
7 16 (15.53%) Open Source
8 15 (14.56%) Load Balancing
8 15 (14.56%) Service Management
8 15 (14.56%) Workflow
9 14 (13.59%) Application Packaging
9 14 (13.59%) Service Delivery
10 13 (12.62%) Lean Six Sigma
11 12 (11.65%) Project Management
12 11 (10.68%) Content Management
13 10 (9.71%) Change Control
13 10 (9.71%) Change Management
13 10 (9.71%) Incident Management
13 10 (9.71%) Validation
14 9 (8.74%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.04%) SQL
2 18 (17.48%) PowerShell
3 11 (10.68%) JCL
3 11 (10.68%) REXX
4 8 (7.77%) Java
4 8 (7.77%) Korn
4 8 (7.77%) Perl
4 8 (7.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (44.66%) Security Cleared
2 40 (38.83%) SC Cleared
3 28 (27.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (14.56%) IBM AIX Certification
5 9 (8.74%) CCNP
5 9 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (7.77%) Degree
7 7 (6.80%) MCITP
7 7 (6.80%) MCP
7 7 (6.80%) MCSE
7 7 (6.80%) MCTS
8 3 (2.91%) CCNA
9 2 (1.94%) CCIE
9 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.97%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) SLA
2 8 (7.77%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (40.78%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.56%) GPFS
4 14 (13.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (13.59%) Terminal Services
5 9 (8.74%) Time Sharing Option
5 9 (8.74%) vSphere
6 7 (6.80%) DFS Replication
6 7 (6.80%) NFS
6 7 (6.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.97%) KVM
8 1 (0.97%) RHEV
8 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Clustering
2 19 (18.45%) OpenView
3 14 (13.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (13.59%) Perfmon
4 9 (8.74%) HP SIM
4 9 (8.74%) NetBackup
5 8 (7.77%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (7.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (5.83%) Control-M
7 3 (2.91%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.94%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.94%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.94%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (43.69%) HP
2 35 (33.98%) Red Hat
3 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
4 31 (30.10%) Oracle
4 31 (30.10%) VMware
5 24 (23.30%) IBM
6 22 (21.36%) Cisco
7 21 (20.39%) Citrix
8 14 (13.59%) Lotus
9 11 (10.68%) F5
10 9 (8.74%) Veritas
11 8 (7.77%) BEA
11 8 (7.77%) BMC
11 8 (7.77%) CheckPoint
11 8 (7.77%) ServiceNow
11 8 (7.77%) Sun
12 7 (6.80%) CA
13 5 (4.85%) Juniper
14 4 (3.88%) Cognos
14 4 (3.88%) Opsware